The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 36 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 57 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.25% 1.42% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.94% 4.96% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 10 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £240 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £900 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.64%
SOAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
409 363 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.52% 28.67% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 239 198
Average daily rate £400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.18 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -2 35 £400 -11.11%
Cobham - 3 - -
Weybridge - 3 £400 -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 60 (76.92%) SQL
1 60 (76.92%) XML
2 50 (64.10%) SoapUI
3 45 (57.69%) PL/SQL
4 43 (55.13%) SC Cleared
4 43 (55.13%) Security Cleared
4 43 (55.13%) HP Quality Center
5 41 (52.56%) Test Management
5 41 (52.56%) XML Messaging
6 40 (51.28%) HP
7 36 (46.15%) Use Case
8 33 (42.31%) Telecoms
8 33 (42.31%) Oracle
9 29 (37.18%) Web Services
10 28 (35.90%) UNIX
11 27 (34.62%) Perl
12 24 (30.77%) Shell Script
13 23 (29.49%) ISTQB
14 22 (28.21%) C#
14 22 (28.21%) Oracle Database
15 21 (26.92%) Test Planning
15 21 (26.92%) Java
16 19 (24.36%) Test Scripting
16 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
18 15 (19.23%) Validation
18 15 (19.23%) Security Testing
19 14 (17.95%) REST
20 13 (16.67%) .NET
21 12 (15.38%) JSON

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.26%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.41%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.56%) Mule
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) AWD
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.28%) Cordys
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.85%) HTTP
3 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.28%) Internet
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) Oracle Database
2 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.56%) VoltDB
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (64.10%) SoapUI
2 10 (12.82%) Selenium
3 9 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.97%) Subversion
4 7 (8.97%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.69%) TestNG
6 5 (6.41%) LoadUI
6 5 (6.41%) Fiddler
6 5 (6.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.56%) JMeter
8 1 (1.28%) Maven
8 1 (1.28%) Toad
8 1 (1.28%) Ant
8 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) Analyst
1 28 (35.90%) Test Analyst
2 26 (33.33%) Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Senior Test Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Test Architect
6 6 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) CRM Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (76.92%) XML
2 41 (52.56%) XML Messaging
3 29 (37.18%) Web Services
4 14 (17.95%) REST
5 13 (16.67%) .NET
6 12 (15.38%) JSON
7 10 (12.82%) WCF
7 10 (12.82%) JSF
8 9 (11.54%) ICEfaces
8 9 (11.54%) Spring
8 9 (11.54%) HTML
9 8 (10.26%) RESTful
10 7 (8.97%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.97%) JPA
10 7 (8.97%) CSS
11 6 (7.69%) Hibernate
11 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
12 5 (6.41%) jQuery
12 5 (6.41%) HTML5
12 5 (6.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.56%) W3C
2 2 (2.56%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) UNIX
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) Test Management
2 36 (46.15%) Use Case
3 21 (26.92%) Test Planning
4 19 (24.36%) Test Scripting
4 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (19.23%) Validation
5 15 (19.23%) Security Testing
6 11 (14.10%) SOA
6 11 (14.10%) TDD
6 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 6 (7.69%) MVC
9 5 (6.41%) Workflow
9 5 (6.41%) Usability Testing
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.41%) System Testing
9 5 (6.41%) MapReduce
10 4 (5.13%) SDLC
10 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 60 (76.92%) SQL
2 45 (57.69%) PL/SQL
3 27 (34.62%) Perl
4 24 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 22 (28.21%) C#
6 21 (26.92%) Java
7 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.13%) VBA
10 1 (1.28%) Python
10 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 43 (55.13%) SC Cleared
1 43 (55.13%) Security Cleared
2 23 (29.49%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.85%) ISEB
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 43 (55.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (51.28%) HP
2 33 (42.31%) Oracle
3 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) Sybase
4 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint